Thursday, August 11, 2011

[Atomic Thursday] Battle of the Planets

"Dedicated! Inseparable! Invincible!"

1 comment:

  1. "Battle of the Planets" had a huge impact on me. I think I saw it even before "Thundarr the Barbarian" started.

    I had a very warped understanding of the show - I thought that it was meant to depict a kind of sinister death squad, rather than a heroic team of paladins. Why else would "fearless young orphans" be selected? "Always five, acting as one" could mean wholesome teamwork, but to me it suggested a kind of fanaticism.

    Later on, I found the original Japanese "Gatchaman," which was a little bit more reassuring than Sandy Frank's version.


Unfortunately, due to spam, I have set up comment moderation. I will review and approve your comment as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.